Masterpiece

Masterpiece father's love letter

A guest post featuring Jamie from OneWordFaith.com I can remember it clearly, sitting in the audience at Target Center, singing God’s praises along with thousands of others.  I was very excited about the opportunity to hear Danny Gokey perform as an opening act to Casting Crowns, as I’d been a fan of his work for…

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Peace, Truth, Anxiety & Fear

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Recently I decided to stop reading news headlines and as much as possible avoid the outrageous events and sound bites that permeate the internet.  What brought me to this point? Anxiety and fear. I was becoming fearful of the future, fearful of our government, fearful of people and just plain fearful. As I was praying about…

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What Is Occultism?

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I used to be an acupuncturist and a Reiki Master. During acupuncture school, my fellow students exposed me to many different things that were not part of our school curriculum. I encountered angel worship, Reiki, energy work, psychics, teachings of Abraham (not the one in the Bible), palm reading, tarot cards, divination with pendulums, and…

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Which would you choose?

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Predictable? or Unpredictable? I discovered this article in The Atlantic entitled, How Uncertainty Fuels Anxiety.  As I read this interesting piece, I realized just how strongly people dislike uncertainty or the unknown. Studies show that people would choose the predictable over the unpredictable, even if it is a predicted bad outcome. The article went on to…

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Why 2 Corinthians 5:17 is on every cross I make.

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Many have asked why I sign each cross with 2 Corinthians 5:17. In that passage, Paul says that we are a new creation in Christ Jesus.  If we are truly born again in Christ Jesus and made new in the Spirit, it is vitally important that we continue to daily ‘work out our salvation with…

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Love is the best defense for offense!

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Offense is rampant in our society today. We have access to 24-hour non-stop news and social media creates a platform for anyone to be a preacher, prophet or politician.  People’s opinions cause division and offense which lead to damaged relationships. We begin seeing people as their opinions rather than looking at them as God sees…

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